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Washington State University
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (WSU) is a public research university in Pullman, Washington
Pullman, Washington
, in the Palouse
Palouse
region of the northwest United States. Founded in 1890, WSU (colloquially "Wazzu") is a land-grant university with programs in chemical engineering, veterinary medicine, agriculture, pharmacy, neuroscience, food science, plant science, mathematics, business, architecture, and communications. It is ranked in the top 140 universities in America with high research activity, as determined by U.S. News "> Thompson and Bryan Halls in 1925 Enoch A. Bryan, appointed July 22, 1893, was the first influential president of WSU. Bryan held graduate degrees from Harvard and Columbia and previously served as the president of Vincennes University in Indiana
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Washington University In St. Louis
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS (also referred to as WASHU, or WUSTL) is a private research university located in St. Louis , Missouri
Missouri
, United States. Founded in 1853, and named after George Washington , the university has students and faculty from all 50 U.S. states and more than 120 countries. Twenty-five Nobel laureates have been affiliated with Washington University, nine having done the major part of their pioneering research at the university. Washington University's undergraduate program is ranked 19th by U.S. News & World Report in 2017 and 11th by the Wall Street Journal in 2016. The university is ranked 23rd in the world in 2016 by the Academic Ranking of World Universities . Washington University
University
is made up of seven graduate and undergraduate schools that encompass a broad range of academic fields
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University Of Washington
The UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON (commonly referred to as simply WASHINGTON, UW, or informally “U-DUB”) is a public research university whose largest and original campus is in Seattle , Washington , United States. Founded in 1861, Washington is one of the oldest universities on the West Coast. The university has three campuses: the oldest and largest in the University District of Seattle and two others in Tacoma and Bothell . UW occupies over 500 buildings, with over 20 million gross square footage of space, including the University of Washington Plaza , the 325-foot (99 m) UW Tower, over 26 university libraries, as well as numerous conference centers. Washington is a member of the Association of American Universities and is consistently ranked among the top 15 universities in the world by a variety of international publications
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George Washington University
THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (GW, GWU, or GEORGE WASHINGTON) is a private research university in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
, the capital of the United States
United States
. Founded in 1821 as COLUMBIAN COLLEGE, the university has since grown to comprise fourteen undergraduate and graduate colleges and schools, including the School of Media and Public Affairs , Elliott School of International Affairs , Law School , and School of Public Health . George Washington's main campus is located in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood with two satellite campuses located in the Foxhall neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
and in Ashburn, Virginia . It is the second oldest and the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia
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Public University
A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities . Whether a national university is considered public varies from one country (or region) to another, largely depending on the specific education landscape
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Land-grant University
A LAND-GRANT UNIVERSITY (also called LAND-GRANT COLLEGE or LAND-GRANT INSTITUTION) is an institution of higher education in the United States designated by a state to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890 . The Morrill Acts funded educational institutions by granting federally controlled land to the states for them to sell, to raise funds, to establish and endow "land-grant" colleges. The mission of these institutions as set forth in the 1862 Act is to focus on the teaching of practical agriculture , science , military science and engineering (though "without excluding ... classical studies"), as a response to the industrial revolution and changing social class. This mission was in contrast to the historic practice of higher education to focus on an abstract liberal arts curriculum. A 1994 expansion gave land grant status to several tribal colleges and universities
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Financial Endowment
A FINANCIAL ENDOWMENT is a donation of money or property to a nonprofit organization for the ongoing support of that organization. Usually the endowment is structured so that the principal amount is kept intact while the investment income is available for use, or part of the principal is released each year, which allows for their donation to have an impact over a longer period than if it were spent all at once. An endowment may come with stipulations regarding its usage. The total value of an institution's investments is often referred to as the institution's endowment and is typically organized as a public charity , private foundation , or trust
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United States Dollar
UNITED STATES East Timor
East Timor
Ecuador
Ecuador
El Salvador
El Salvador
Marshall Islands Federated States of Micronesia Palau
Palau
Panama
Panama
Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
3 non-U.S
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University President
A CHANCELLOR is a leader of a college or university, usually either the executive or ceremonial head of the university or of a university campus. In most Commonwealth and former Commonwealth nations, the chancellor is usually a ceremonial non-resident head of the university. In such institutions, the chief executive of a university is the VICE-CHANCELLOR, who may carry an additional title, such as "president if not, this duty is often held by a chairman who may be known as a pro-chancellor. In many countries, the administrative and educational head of the university is known as the president, principal or rector . In the United States, the head of a university is most commonly a university president. In U.S. university systems that have more than one affiliated university or campus, the executive head of a specific campus may have the title of chancellor and report to the overall system's president, or vice versa
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Kirk Schulz
KIRK HERMAN SCHULZ (born May 11, 1963) is an American educator, currently serving as the 11th president of Washington State University , a position he began on June 13, 2016. Prior to serving at Washington State, Schulz was the 13th president of Kansas State University . CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Personal life * 3 Professional affiliations * 4 References * 5 External links BIOGRAPHYSchulz was born in Portsmouth, Virginia
Portsmouth, Virginia
, but raised in Norfolk, Virginia . He graduated in 1981 from Norfolk Christian High School. Schulz attended Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University
for three years before transferring to Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech
in 1984. He received his Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech
in 1986 and his doctorate in 1991
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Washington State University Spokane
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY SPOKANE (WSU Spokane) is the urban branch campus of Washington State University
Washington State University
, a land-grant research university founded in 1890. WSU Spokane is the designated Health Sciences Campus for Washington State University
Washington State University
and is located on 48 acres on the edge of downtown Spokane, Washington
Spokane, Washington
. WSU Spokane offers programs in Medical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nursing, Health Policy and Administration, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, Education and Criminal Justice. It is also the site of the WWAMI Medical Education program. Research occurs in the areas of sleep and performance, cancer, mental health, molecular biosciences, and substance abuse
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Washington State University Tri-Cities
Coordinates : 46°19′48.97″N 119°15′48.45″W / 46.3302694°N 119.2634583°W / 46.3302694; -119.2634583 Washington State University
Washington State University
Tri-Cities Consolidated Information Center (CIC), operated jointly by PNNL and WSU , on the WSU Tri-Cities campus in Richland. TYPE Public ESTABLISHED 1989 ENDOWMENT $650 million PRESIDENT Kirk Schulz
Kirk Schulz
STUDENTS 1,593 LOCATION Richland , Washington , USA COLORS Crimson and Gray NICKNAME Cougars WEBSITE tricities.wsu.eduWASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY TRI-CITIES is a campus in the Washington State University system along the Columbia River
Columbia River
in northern Richland , Washington . With upper division and graduate programs, WSU Tri-Cities offers 20 baccalaureate, 17 master’s, and 14 doctoral degree programs
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Washington State University Vancouver
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY VANCOUVER is a campus of Washington State University , located on a 351-acre (1.42 km2) campus in Vancouver, Washington , approximately eight miles (13 km) north of the Columbia River and 17 miles north of downtown Portland, Oregon
Portland, Oregon
. Degrees offered by WSU Vancouver are conferred by Washington State University. WSU is the only "Research I" (RU/VH) institution in the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area, based on the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education . Previously an undergraduate transfer college, WSU Vancouver expanded to a full four-year university in 2006. WSU Vancouver in January 2014
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Undergraduate Education
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION is the post-secondary education previous to the postgraduate education . It includes all the academic programs up to the level of a bachelor\'s degree . For example, in the United States , an entry level university student is known as an undergraduate, while students of higher degrees are known as graduates . In some other educational systems and subjects, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a master\'s degree ; this is the case for some science courses in Britain and some medicine courses in Europe
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Postgraduate Education
POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION, or GRADUATE EDUCATION in North America
North America
, involves learning and studying for academic or professional degrees , academic or professional certificates, academic or professional diplomas, or other qualifications for which a first or bachelor\'s degree generally is required, and it is normally considered to be part of higher education . In North America, this level is generally referred to as graduate school (or sometimes colloquially as GRAD SCHOOL). The organization and structure of postgraduate education varies in different countries, as well as in different institutions within countries. This article outlines the basic types of courses and of teaching and examination methods, with some explanation of their history
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Doctorate
A DOCTORATE (from Latin _docere_, "to teach") or DOCTOR\'S DEGREE (from Latin _doctor_, "teacher") or DOCTORAL DEGREE (from the ancient formalism _licentia docendi_) is an academic degree awarded by universities that is, in most countries, a research degree that qualifies the holder to teach at the university level in the degree's field, or to work in a specific profession . There are a variety of doctoral degrees, with the most common being the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), which is awarded in many different fields, ranging from the humanities to the scientific disciplines
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